How a Paralegal Can be Your Legal Ally in Small Claims Court.

Small claims court can be a complex terrain to navigate, especially when you’re dealing with legal matters without the aid of a lawyer. This is where a skilled paralegal, especially one based in Barrie, Ontario, can step in as your invaluable ally. In this blog, we’ll explore the ways in which a paralegal can assist […]

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What to keep in mind before Hiring a Landlord And Tenant Paralegal in Ontario?

Renting a property in Ontario comes with its own set of rules and regulations governed by the Residential Tenancies Act. Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, having a knowledgeable and experienced Landlord and Tenant Paralegal by your side can be crucial in navigating the legal complexities of the rental process. Before you embark on […]

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Navigating the Vacant Unit Dilemma: A Landlord’s Guide to Responsibly Handling Tenant Departure

If a Tenant does not give notice that he or she is leaving, but the Landlord believes the Tenant left the rental unit, the Landlord should make a reasonable effort to contact the Tenant to determine whether the Tenant has left.  If the Landlord is unable to reach the tenant the Landlord should apply to […]

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Unlock Your Ideal Living Space: Discover the Perfect Rental Unit Waiting for You!

RENT Rent for a vacant unit is negotiated between a Landlord and a person looking to rent the vacant unit. Negotiation will also determine which services (such as hydro or parking) are included. Once the tenancy begins, rules in the Residential Tenancies Act apply. Receipts for rent are only required if the Tenant asks for them. A […]

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Assigning versus subletting a unit

Assigning a unit means that the Tenant has permanently moved out of the unit and transferred the tenancy to another person. Terms of the original rental agreement remain the same (the amount of the rent and what services are included, etc.) and the new tenant is obligated to the landlord. Subletting a unit, on the […]

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Termination of a residential tenancy

TERMINATION OF TENANCY BY TENANT When a Tenant decides to move, the Tenant must provide written notice of termination to the Landlord. In most cases, this requires 60-days’ notice. The termination date must be the last day of the rental period or lease, even if this is more than 60 days. In the case of […]

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George Brown Professional Corporation is a full service paralegal firm located in the City of Toronto in the heart of Roncesvalles Village. Having the right information about your problems and answering them when it is essential and arranging all documents when faced with a landlord and tenant dispute. Representation from Landlord and Tenant Paralegal […]

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From Faucets to Foundations: Navigating the Essential Responsibilities of a Landlord in Property Maintenance

It is the Landlord’s responsibility to keep the unit in a good state of repair and ensure that the unit complies with health, safety, housing, and maintenance standards. It makes no difference whether the Tenant was aware of a problem when the Tenant agreed to rent the unit. A Landlord cannot shut off or interfere […]

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How can a paralegal help you?

A paralegal can provide you with legal advice concerning your legal interests, rights, or responsibilities with respect to a proceeding; draft documents for use in a proceeding; and negotiate on your behalf should you find yourself party to a proceeding. The Law Society of Upper Canada is the professional body that determines the scope of […]

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Navigating Small Claims Court: A Practical Guide

When conflicts and disputes arise between individuals or businesses, the path to resolution may not always involve expensive and time-consuming litigation. Small claims court offers a simplified and accessible legal process for resolving disputes involving modest financial amounts. In this blog post, we will explore the key aspects of small claims court and provide insights […]

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